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Mambo Italiano (2003)
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Mambo Italiano (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When an Italian man comes out of the closet, it affects both his life and his crazy family.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, not serious, feel good, entertaining, melancholic, stylized, realistic, visually appealing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, coming out, immigrants, family relations, gays and lesbians, culture clash, family, lifestyle, eccentric family, forbidden love, misfit, parents and children, meet the parents, family life, fall in love, leaving home, family tradition, lgbt, parent child relationship, romance, love and romance, society, ethnic, gender, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, humorous and semi serious films with plots about family relations, love and romance, romance, parents and children, couples, gender and gay mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Mambo Italiano: Latter Days (2003), Loose Cannons (2010), Touch of Pink (2004), My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), The Wedding Banquet (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Latter Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Aaron Davis (Steve Sandvoss) and Christian Markelli (Wes Ramsey) are the two most opposite people in the world. Aaron is a young Elder (or a Mormon missionary) who wants to do his family proud and is quite passionate about his religion and film. ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, humorous, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, homosexuality, self discovery, fall in love, opposites attract, homosexual, one night stand, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new york ...
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Loose Cannons (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tommaso is the youngest son of the Cantones, a large, traditional southern Italian family operating a pasta-making business since the 1960s. On a trip home from Rome, where he studies literature and lives with his boyfriend, Tommaso decides to tell ...
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay, family business, lifestyle, gay son, family secret, love affair, family life, parents and children, family disapproval, family values, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
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100%
Touch of Pink (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gay Canadian living in London has his perfectly crafted life upset when his devoutly Muslim mother comes to visit.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, family relations, romance, society, parents and children, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, culture clash, interracial couple, reconciliation, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, toronto ontario canada, europe, england, kenya ...
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38%
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, wedding, culture clash, mother daughter relationship, greek, wedding preparations and rituals, parent child relationship, social awkwardness, parents and children, prejudice, unlikely couple, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, greece, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Wedding Banquet (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Taiwanese-American man is happily settled in New York with his American boyfriend. He plans a marriage of convenience to a Chinese woman in order to keep his parents off his back and to get the woman a green card. Chaos follows when his parents ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay couple, wedding, immigrants, generation gap, family relations, gay, comedy of errors, sexuality, couple relations, romance, family, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, new york, asia, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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Get Real (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, gay teenager, coming of age, gays and lesbians, teenage life, gay slur, friendship, first gay sexual experience, fall in love, gender, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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29%
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Everyone (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The perfect gay couple are having a wedding in their backyard and they've invited the family and all their emotional baggage.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, gay marriage, romance, couples, eccentric family, coming out, parents and children, friendship, family gatherings, unfulfillment, gender, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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28%
Late Marriage (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Zaza is a 31-year old Israeli bachelor, handsome and intelligent, and his family wants to see him married. But tradition dictates that Zaza has to choose a young virgin. She must be beautiful and from a good family, preferably rich. Zaza's ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, fall in love, social differences, love and romance, opposites attract, forced marriage, family life, self discovery, couple relations, parents and children, society, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: israel, middle east, tokyo
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25%
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Chicken Tikka Masala (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, India
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jimi (Chris Bisson), the Chopra family's only son, gets caught off guard when his high-handed parents (Saeed Jaffrey and Jamila Massey) announce an arranged marriage to Simran (Jinder Mahal), a lovely girl from a respectable family. Problem is, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, arranged marriage, forbidden love, love affair, culture clash, family gatherings, fall in love, family life, couples, opposites attract, society, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london
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25%
Sabah: A Love Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, when Sabah least expects it, she falls in love with the wrong man. She's Muslim, he's not. Unbeknownst to her family, she goes on a whirlwind affair before both culture and love collide.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, culture clash, social differences, love affair, couples, family problems, society, opposites attract, romance, fall in love, family relations, greek ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Better Than Chocolate (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Not long after moving into her own place, Maggie finds herself with two unsolicited roommates: her recently divorced mother, Lila, and her young brother. The timing is especially bad, considering Maggie has fallen hard for an attractive woman, Kim, ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian sex, transsexual, lesbian relationship, coming out, lgbt, family relations, romance, parents and children, love affair, gays and lesbians, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
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24%
 7.3
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Big Eden (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Big Eden is a tiny fictional town in northwestern Montana, as Preston Sturges or Frank Capra might have envisioned it. Timber and Cowboy country. This is the story of Henry Hart, a successful New York Artist, who returns to the town of his childhood ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, gay relationship, small town, friendship, native american, coming out, gays and lesbians, romance, looking for love, lifestyle, hopes, gay love ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Men Next Door (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is a fast-paced comedy about a 40-year-old gay man who finds himself dating two equally lovable men - a secure 50-year-old who came out later in life, and an adventurous 30-year-old who wasn't looking for a relationship. What he ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: gay, couples, gay relationship, family relations, love and romance, love triangle, father son relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, thirtysomething life, older man younger man relationship, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kiss the Bride (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In high school, Matt and Ryan were best friends. More than friends, actually. But in the ensuing ten years, they've lost contact. So when Matt receives an invitation to Ryan's wedding he's surprised - especially that Ryan is marrying ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, wedding, friendship, high school, family relations, looking for love, young lovers, love and romance, coming out, youth, buddies, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
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Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The holidays get overly festive as Olaf "Gunn" Gunnunderson, an out-and-proud gay college student, crawls back into the closet to survive the holidays with his parents. But when his boyfriend, Nathan, shows up at their doorstep ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt teen, family relations, college, youth, love and romance, gender, parents and children, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Beautiful Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of teenage boys growing up in a working-class neighbourhood of Thamesmead, in south-east London, become aware of their homosexuality. While both were vaguely aware they might be gay, neither had ever acted on their impulses. Once they decide ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, gay teenager, homosexuality, teenage love, lgbt teen, gays and lesbians, lgbt, sexuality, friendship, homosexual, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
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22%
The Family Stone (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, family values, eccentric family, family gatherings, parents and children, family relations, secret, brother sister relationship, family drama, wedding preparations and rituals, interracial romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut, united states
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21%
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Summer Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tobi and Achim, the pride of the local crew club, have been the best of friends for years and are convinced that nothing will ever stand in the way of their friendship. They look forward to the upcoming summer camp and the crew competition. Then the ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, summer camp, gay teenager, friendship, teenage love, love triangle, gay slur, teenagers, youth, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, bavaria
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21%
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Sugar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Cliff has just turned 18 and his little sister has a gift for him: booze, a joint, a subway token and the command to have sex. Heading out on the town, Cliff finds friendship -- and more -- in the person of a young hustler named Butch. But ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, coming out, friendship, self discovery, fall in love, teenage life, lifestyle, drug abuse, romance, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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21%
Bollywood/Hollywood (2002)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rahul Seth is a dashing young millionaire who believes he is "western" enough to rebel against his mother and grandmother. They are not too keen about his Caucasian girlfriend Kimberly who, to make matters worse, is a pop star. Before you ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, inter cultural, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: culture clash, wedding, tradition, love affair, romance, family life, parents and children, hidden identity, society, love and romance, bollywood, bigotry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, india, london
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21%
The Sum of Us (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "The Sum of Us" is an Aussie story about a father and a son both searching for love and sharing an unconventional bond. Harry, the father, is the caring and open-minded "mate" that borders on annoyance. His son Jeff ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, melancholic, humorous ...
Plot: gay, father son relationship, gay lead character, gays and lesbians, looking for love, love and romance, acceptance, family relations, gay son, widower, breaking the fourth wall, single father ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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20%
Double Happiness (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jade Li is a feisty, 20-something Chinese Canadian, trying to achieve that happy medium between giving in to her parent's wishes and fulfilling her own needs and desires - double happiness. Naturally, something's got to give and when love ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 90s
Place: canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Total Chaos (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Total Siyapaa is an upcoming Hindi romantic comedy film directed by Eshvar Niwas and written by Neeraj Pandey.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, meet the parents, romance, eccentric family, parents and children, family relations, disorder, society, couple relations, nothing goes right, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Dirty Laundry (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After ten years, Sheldon returns from New York City to Paris, Georgia. His mother Evelyn, a laundress who is stubborn, ornery, opinionated, mean-spirited, insulting, and inflexible, has sent a ten-year-old boy who says he's Sheldon's son ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, small town, couples, single parent, misfit, lifestyle, love and romance, parents and children, homecoming, fish out of water, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, new york, usa, southern usa
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20%
The Best Man's Wedding (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Roro and Måns who are best friends, work at the park management and get to do all the shit jobs - clean up duck ponds and pick up dog poop. Roro's Swedish girlfriend Lisa wants to be introduced to his family but he refuses for a long time ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: erection, immigrants, impotence, friends, arranged marriage, couples, spanking, culture clash, love triangle, sexual dysfunction, romance, family values ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, lebanon
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20%
A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A wedding planner looks to persuade her mother not to marry a man she's only known for a brief period of time, until an unexpected development forces her to re-examine her feelings.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, christmas, romance, fall in love, couples, family relations, event planner, parents and children, ritual, party, love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, TORCH SONG TRILOGY chronicles a New Yorker's search for love, respect and tradition in a world that seems not especially made for him.
Style: touching, talky, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: transvestism, gays and lesbians, female impersonator, bittersweet, gay slur, love and romance, romance, gender, youth, couples, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Mulligans (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Like the American classic, The Graduate - secrecy, betrayal, and a painful coming of age face a family in Mulligans, by first time feature film director Chip Hale.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: coming out, gay, family relations, father son relationship, forbidden love, family life, family, parents and children, dangerous attraction, romance, father, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.7
 2K
The String (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Tunisia, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Malik has a lot on his plate when he returns home to Tunisia after living in France. He's processing his father's death, he can't come out to his mother, and his childhood anxieties have resurfaced. But all of Malik's problems ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gay love, gays and lesbians, gay, romance, coming out, homecoming, gender, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.9
 32K
C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story of two love affairs. A father's love for his five sons. And one son's love for his father, a love so strong it compels him to live a lie. That son is Zac Beaulieu, born on the 25th of December 1960, different from all his brothers, ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, reconciliation, homosexual, acceptance, eccentric family, parents and children, self discovery, lgbt, gender, siblings relations, family life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: canada, quebec, israel, jerusalem, montreal quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%